As it celebrates its 150th anniversary, West Virginia University has outlined a mission of leading transformation, through partnership and based on the values of service, curiosity, respect, accountability and appreciation.
Today, the WVU Board of Governors authorized a term sheet for a lease-purchase agreement with KVC Health Systems for facilities on the Montgomery Campus. This agreement is an intent to lease, which details the obligations related to maintenance, payments and purchase. KVC intends to use the facilities to operate a specialized career college for youth aging out of foster care, a move that WVU President Gordon Gee called “a tremendous plus for the campus and community.”
A West Virginia University student who wants to assist veterans who may have been wrongly discharged from service has been named a 2017 Newman Civic Fellow by the Campus Compact, a national non-profit organization that advances the public purpose of higher education to educate students for civic and social responsibility.
Two West Virginia University faculty members who embody WVU’s land-grant mission of teaching, research and service are the recipients of WVU’s 2017 Heebink Awards for Distinguished Service to the state of West Virginia.
West Virginia University President Gordon Gee sent the following letter today (April 4) urging the University community to contact Republican state senators after a Senate Finance Committee decision Monday reducing the institution's budget by 15 percent.
West Virginia Governor Jim Justice will visit West Virginia University Wednesday, March 29 as part of his "Save Our State" tour. Faculty, staff, students and community members are welcome to join the Governor in the Mountainlair Ballrooms at 2:30 p.m.
Despite threats to funding, attacks on the merit of a college degree and free speech concerns on the nation's campuses, WVU is primed to persevere as the polar star that guides the state and its citizens, President Gordon Gee said Wednesday (March 22). A new video highlights his address and introduces the five core values of a Mountaineer: Service, curiosity, respect, accountability and appreciation.
Hundreds of West Virginia 4-H’ers and West Virginia University Extension Service representatives will travel to the State Capitol on Tuesday, March 28 to explore opportunities at West Virginia University, meet with legislators and celebrate WVU’s 150th birthday at WVU Day at the Legislature.
The presidents of West Virginia's largest state-supported universities came together today to call on state legislators to take further cuts to higher education out of the mix when trying to balance the state's budget.